Essential Oil Singles and Blends

Essential oils are applied in one of two forms -- as singles or as blends.

Single Oils

Single oils are derived from one kind of plant species. And they can be used individually or consecutively in layers.

Examples of single oils are:

Angelica 

Basil 

Bergamot 

Black Pepper 

Blue Cypress 

Blue Tansy 

Cardamom 

Carrot Seed 

Cedarwood 

Celery Seed 

Cinnamon Bark 

Cistus 

Citronella 

Clary Sage 

Clove 

Copaiba 

Coriander 

Cypress 

Dill 

Dorado Azul 

Elemi 

Eucalyptus Blue 

Eucalyptus Globulus 

Eucalyptus Radiata 

Fennel 

Frankincense 

Galbanum 

Geranium 

German Chamomile 

Ginger

Goldenrod 

Grapefruit 

Helichrysum 

Hinoki 

Hong Kuai 

Hyssop 

Idaho Balsam Fir 

Idaho Balsam Fir 

Idaho Blue Spruce 

Jade Lemon 

Jasmine 

Juniper 

Laurus Nobilis 

Lavender

Ledum 

Lemon 

Lemongrass 

Lemon Myrtle 

Lime 

Marjoram

Mastrante

Melaleuca Quinquenervia 

Melissa 

Mountain Savory 

Myrrh 

Myrtle 

Neroli 

Nutmeg 

Ocotea 

Orange 

Oregano 

Palmarosa 

Palo Santo 

Patchouli 

Peppermint 

Petitgrain 

Pine

Ravintsara

Roman Chamomile 

Rose 

Rosemary

Royal Hawaiian Sandalwood

Sacred Frankincense 

Sacred Frankincense 

Sage 

Spearmint

Spikenard 

St. Maries Lavender 

Tangerine 

Tarragon 

Tea Tree
(Melaleuca Alternifolia) 

Thyme 

Tsuga

Valerian 

Essential Oil Blends

Essential oil blends are specially formulated combinations of oils. Their purpose is to maximize the synergistic effect of various oil chemistries and frequencies.

Examples of blends* are:

3 Wise Men

Abundance

Acceptance

AromaEase

Aroma Life

Aroma Siez

Australian Blue

Awaken

Believe

Brain Power

Build Your Dream 

Christmas Spirit

Citrus Fresh

Clarity

Common Sense

DiGize

Dragon Time

Dream Catcher

Egyptian Gold

EndoFlex

En-R-Gee

Envision

Evergreen Essence

Exodus II

Forgiveness

Gathering

Gentle Baby 

Gentle Baby 

GLF

Gratitude

Grounding

Harmony

Highest Potential

Hope

Humility

ImmuPower

Inner Child

Inspiration

Into the Future

Joy

JuvaCleanse

JuvaFlex

Lady Sclareol

Live with Passion

Longevity

Magnify Your Purpose

Melrose

M-Grain

Mister

Motivation

Oola® Balance

Oola® Grow

Oola® Faith

Oola® Family

Oola® Field

Oola® Finance

Oola® Fitness

Oola® Friends

Oola® Fun

PanAway

Peace & Calming

Present Time

Purification

Raven

R.C.

Release

Relieve It

RutaVaLa

Sacred Mountain

SARA

SclarEssence

Sensation

Stress Away

Surrender

The Gift

Thieves

Transformation

Trauma Life

Valor

White Angelica

Which is better -- singles or blends?

The question is sometimes asked, which is preferred... to use single oils or blends?

The answer is... it depends.

Dr. David Stewart does a great job explaining this when he compares the application of essential oils to music.

In music, you have a variety of notes and chords and instruments... all providing different pitches, harmonics, and timbres.

With this variety, you would never say one note or chord or instrument is better than another... because it depends on the sound or effect you want.

It works the same way with essential oils...



There are many single oils and blends... all with varying frequencies and effects.

Sometimes you might want to provide the kind of direct support that comes from a strong single oil like peppermint or oregano.

Yet at other times you might be looking for the kind of synergistic effects that come from essential oil blends.

In the end, the oil you choose to use in any circumstance is frequently best decided by intuition and prayer.

And whatever you choose, the result can be like soothing music to the body, mind, and soul.

NOTE: I believe the best way for those new to essential oils to start is with a Premium Starter Kit... as this gives you a good collection of basic oils-- along with a diffuser. (It also gives you wholesale pricing with any individual oil you would like to try.) But if there's a particular oil or blend you'd like to get, go ahead and contact us and we can help you.


*Blends listed are proprietary from Young Living Essential Oils.


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